American Business Language Academy
Providing cultural and language immersion to business professionals

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IELTS / TOEFL PREPARATION COURSES

IELTS / TOEFL preparation courses are for students that need to take the IELTS or TOEFL exam to gain entrance into vocational or University programs. IELTS / TOEFL prep courses focus on developing the skills of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking English. There is a strong focus on vocabulary building as well as test taking skills, test strategies and review of exam formats.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Students undergo a pre-enrollment assessment test at American Business Language Academy. Intermediate level proficiency required.

CERTIFICATE in ENGLISH

American Business Language Academy provides English courses for students of all levels of English proficiency. Classes range from beginner to advanced, with a focus on teaching the necessary communicative skills of speaking, listening, reading, writing English as well as English grammar. This course is for students interested in improving their English in a wider, general context. Students work in a variety of ways on a range of activities to encourage, develop and enhance their language experience.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Students undergo a pre-enrollment assessment at American Business Language Academy to ensure they are enrolled in the appropriate level. Certificate upon completion.

CERTIFICATE in BUSINESS ENGLISH

American Business Language Academy Business English classes are focused on specific needs of the Business community. This course is designed to improve the everyday business skills of foreign nationals posted either temporarily or permanently in the USA. This course focuses on: business communication (email & telephone), American business culture, business travel, business etiquette, business customs, business meetings, networking, business presentations, social media, tradeshows and much more.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Students undergo a pre-enrollment assessment test at American Business Language Academy to ensure they are enrolled in the appropriate class. Certificate upon completion.

ENGLISH for SPECIFIC PURPOSES (ESP)

This course focuses on vocabulary and the industry specific language required for you to succeed in your chosen field of business. This course encourages verbal communication through workshops, business cases, presentations, mock business meetings and business projects. Key components of the course are interaction with the local business community and guest speakers who share their business knowledge and experiences.

REQUIREMENTS: Students undergo a pre-enrollment assessment test at American Business Language Academy. Intermediate level proficiency required. Certificate upon completion.

STUDY TOUR: Volunteer Apprentice Program - (VAP)

A custom designed Apprentice Volunteer Program by a fully qualified and certified teacher. All local transportation to activities, meetings, functions and placement in an American Business workplace is arranged and supervised by ABLA. Includes: small customized classes, general English, volunteer work placement, business networking and introductions, meeting local government representatives and business tours with American companies.

This course is ideal for business professionals and international students looking to understand how education and business is conducted in America. Certificate upon completion.

STUDY TOUR: Volunteer English Program - (VEP)

A custom designed Apprentice English Program by a fully qualified certified teacher. All local transportation to activities, volunteer placement in organizations and charities arranged by ABLA. Includes: Small customized classes, English classes, volunteer activities.

This course is ideal for individuals looking for practical application of the English they learned in class in a real life situation through cultural immersion. Certificate upon completion.